Posts by Monique Newton

Monique Newton is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at Northwestern University. She covers the Chicago Sky for The Next and has lived in Chicago since 2019. An Oberlin College graduate, Monique is a 2x Division III National Track and Field Champion.

Photo of Chicago Sky guard Marina Mabrey (4) during the WNBA game between the Chicago Sky and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena.

What the Chicago Sky players want in their next head coach and general manager

October 2, 2023

The Sky’s first order of business this offseason is hiring two key leaders

Aces vs. Sky first-round preview: A high-scoring 1-8 matchup

September 13, 2023

Beat reporters Matthew and Monique dive into the key matchups for the series

Chicago Sky notebook: Team mentality with four games to go

August 31, 2023

Evans: ‘We want to be in the playoffs. We’re winners like I don’t like to lose’

Elizabeth Williams is pictured in Chicago Sky warmups driving to the basket for a layup. She's wearing a white headband and blue sneakers.

Elizabeth Williams and the power of voice

August 21, 2023

Williams: ‘Just be true to yourself’

WNBA Chicago Sky big Alanna Smith releases a 3-point jumper off her fingertips while in midair, as Minnesota Lynx guard Tiffany Mitchell lunges toward her with an outstretched arm in an attempt to contest the shot.

Chicago Sky notebook: Keys to the playoff drive

July 19, 2023

‘They want to go to war’